Le Brocq to replace Supercars star Mostert

Laine Clark
Supercars driver Jack Le Brocq (pic) has replaced Chaz Mostert at Tickford Racing

The Supercars driver merry-go-round is in full swing with Ford powerhouse Tickford Racing confirming Jack Le Brocq will replace star Chaz Mostert in 2020.

Le Brocq, 27, earned the coveted seat vacated by Mostert after the former Bathurst 1000 champion moved to Holden heavyweights Walkinshaw Andretti United this week.

Le Brocq, who spent the last two seasons at Holden outfit Tekno Autosports, completes Tickford Racing's star studded driver roster for 2020, joining Cameron Waters, Lee Holdsworth and Will Davison.

He reunites with Tickford Racing after finishing fourth at the 2016 Bathurst 1000 as a team co-driver and competing for the Ford outfit in the Super2 series the same year, placing second overall.

Le Brocq is keen to reignite his career after finishing 22nd in the championship in 2019 in Tekno's old model Commodore, boasting a best race result of 13th in both legs of the Gold Coast 600.

Tickford boss Tim Edwards has drawn comparisons with Le Brocq and their former driver, 2013 Bathurst champion and 2015 Supercars series winner Mark Winterbottom.

"Our fans will remember back in 2005 we signed a young Mark Winterbottom who had a tough first two years in the championship, and that turned out quite well - we see similar potential in Jack," he told speedcafe.com.

Meanwhile, Todd Hazelwood has replaced Tim Slade to complete Brad Jones Racing's four-car driver line-up for 2020 after six years at Matt Stone Racing.

And Holden outfit Penrite Racing veteran Luke Youlden has announced his retirement, ending a career that included 20 Bathurst 1000s - including a 2017 victory - as a co-driver without ever securing a full-time Supercars gig.